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Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008

It’s true! Ratner a big liar!

Atlantic Yards: In a court document, an Atlantic Yards lawyer admits lying about the project potential benefit to the city and state. Comments (1)

Domino effect

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: Preservationists and affordable-housing advocates battled this week over a proposal to convert the Domino Sugar site in Williamsburg — including three landmarked buildings — into a development with more than 2,200 units of housing. Comments (1)

James, Yassky: Ax Yards funds

Atlantic Yards: Two Brooklyn councilmembers want the state to take away tax benefits for Atlantic Yards Comments (1)

Ratner Foes eye Supreme Court

Atlantic Yards: After losing an eminent domain case in a federal appeals, Atlantic Yards opponents may be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Comment

Park Slope YMCA may run Armory

Park Slope: The Prospect Park Y may operate a new rec center in an old armory. Comments (1)

Poly want a raincheck?

Downtown: Plans by New York University to takeover Brooklyn Polytechnic University were put on hold Thursday. Comment

Atlantic Avenue auction

Carroll Gardens: Five connected lots across the street from the Brooklyn House of Detention will go on the auction block on Feb. 14. The minimum bid is $16 million. Comment

More ‘Green’ to be torn down

Bay Ridge: When the 100-year-old ‘Green Church’ is torn down, the limestone parsonage next door is likely to fall as well. Comments (3)

Big projects irk Carroll Gardens

Carroll Gardens: The city promises to study rezoning in an area facing large-scale development Comment

Park Slope church condos on the way

Park Slope: Developers who purchase land next to Gethsemane Church are promising ‘family condos.’ Comments (3)

Pols must hit Ratner in wallet

Editorial: It’s time for legislatures to open their eyes and put an end to Bruce Ratner’s Atlantic Yards subsidies. Comments (1)